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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday advised against travel to 22 nations and territories because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases including for Israel, Australia, Egypt, Albania, Argentina and Uruguay. The CDC elevated its travel...
LONDON - Dan Fallows will join Aston Martin on April 2 as the Formula One team's new technical director after rivals Red Bull agreed to let him go. The 2022 season starts in Bahrain on March 20. "We are pleased to have reached an agreement with Red Bull which releas...
- Everton have appointed Duncan Ferguson as caretaker manager after sacking Spaniard Rafa Benitez, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. Benitez was dismissed on Jan. 16 following a 2-1 defeat at Norwich City which left the Merseyside club six points above the Premier League r...
- Olympique de Marseille have signed defender Sead Kolasinac from Premier League club Arsenal on a one-and-a-half-year deal, the Ligue 1 side said on Tuesday. Kolasinac made 118 appearances for Arsenal since joining in 2017 on a free transfer, but has fallen out of favour under m...
MADRID - Spain's coronavirus infection rate dropped for the first time in two and a half months, health ministry data showed on Tuesday, suggesting the Omicron variant's rapid-fire advance may be slowing. Even as Spain reported over 94,400 new cases, the rate as measured over th...
WASHINGTON - Verizon Communications said Tuesday it would temporarily limit some 5G deployment around airports, in a move aimed at averting a major aviation safety crisis. Verizon said it "voluntarily decided to limit our 5G network around airports" but would still launch its 5G...
- Heavyweights Senegal failed to fire again and were fortunate not to concede a penalty in a 0-0 draw with unfancied Malawi on Tuesday but they still finished in top spot in Group B at the Africa Cup of Nations. Senegal won the group with five points, despite scoring only once in...
By Sabine Siebold and Susan Heavey BERLIN/WASHINGTON - Germany signalled on Tuesday that it could halt the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia if Moscow invades Ukraine, and Western nations rallied behind Kyiv over a Russian troop buildup that has stoked fears of war....
By Daniela Desantis ASUNCION - Paraguay's President Mario Abdo has tested positive for COVID-19 and has mild symptoms from the virus, the country's health ministry said in a tweet on Tuesday, as the South American region sees a spike in cases driven by the Omicron variant....
- Gilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday that tampered and counterfeit versions of its HIV treatments worth $250 million were sold to pharmacies over two years by a network of drug distributors and suppliers. The drugmaker said in August that distributors not authorized by Gilead t...
By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH - Cambodia is set to resume the treason trial on Wednesday of banned opposition party leader Kem Sokha after a two-year delay due to the pandemic, in a case condemned by the United States as politically motivated. Kem Sokha was arrested...
LONDON -A former senior adviser to Boris Johnson who claims the British prime minister lied about a party held at his residence during a COVID-19 lockdown will be questioned by an investigation into allegations of rule-breaking, the Mirror reported. British media have reported that a...
By Steven Scheer JERUSALEM -Israel's parliament will seek an explanation from police over the force's reported use of a controversial hacking tool against citizens of the country, a senior legislator said on Tuesday. Without citing sources, the Calcalist financial daily...
By Elizabeth Piper and Alistair Smout LONDON - British health officials are aiming to be ready to start charging Britons for COVID-19 tests that are currently free at the end of June, a document seen by shows, in what could be a risky gambit for the government. Bri...
By Pavel Polityuk and Matthias Williams KYIV - Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly condemned Russia massing troops near Ukraine's borders on Tuesday and said Ottawa would take a decision at the appropriate time on supplying military hardware to Ukraine. Speaking...
PARIS - The European Central Bank will adapt its monetary policy more quickly if inflation remains high for longer than expected, ECB policymaker and French central banker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Tuesday. French inflation, which hit a 13-year high in December, is expe...
LONDON - British lender HSBC said on Tuesday it had appointed Natalie Blyth as Global Head of Commercial Banking Sustainability, as part of the company's efforts to help corporate clients transition to a low-carbon economy. Blyth, a member of the commercial bank's executive commi...
By Kacper Pempel ZAKOPANE, Poland - While some European countries have restricted access to ski lifts to those vaccinated against COVID-19, no such restrictions apply in Poland - and some of those taking to the slopes are delighted. Poland has one of the highest COV...
By Huw Jones LONDON - Britain's accounting watchdog said on Tuesday that KPMG and one of its former employees have admitted misconduct during the regulator's spot checks on an audit of software company Regenersis in 2015. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) said S...
LONDON - A former senior adviser to Boris Johnson who claims the British prime minister knew a party was being held at his residence during a COVID-19 lockdown will be questioned by an official investigation into the allegations, the Mirror reported. British media have reported t...
PARIS - Spain has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus on a farm north of Madrid, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday, adding to a wave of cases in Europe. The outbreak started on Jan. 13 on a farm of 18,900 birds in the vil...
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON -AT&T said it would agree to temporarily defer turning on some wireless towers near key airport runways to avert a looming aviation crisis but the White House is still pushing Verizon Communications to follow suit. Discussions are cent...
By Michelle Price WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators need to provide more clarity on the rules of the road for cryptocurrencies and other digital assets amid ongoing confusion over what activities are allowed, a top banking executive said on Tuesday. "We're hoping for mor...
WASHINGTON - AT&T said Tuesday it had voluntarily agreed to temporarily defer turning on a limited number of towers around certain airport runways in a bid to address an aviation safety standoff. "We are frustrated by the FAA’s inability to do what nearly 40 countries have do...
- Tottenham Hotspur should keep their eyes open for any opportunity to expand their squad in the January window because of the number of injuries they have, manager Antonio Conte said on Tuesday. Spurs are one of the few Premier League sides without any players on international d...
By Elizabeth Culliford - NFT marketplace OpenSea on Tuesday said it had bought Dharma Labs, a digital wallet for cryptocurrencies, for an undisclosed amount, and said Dharma's chief executive officer would become OpenSea's chief technology officer. OpenSea, which wa...
(Refiles for typo in headline) By Tom Hals WILMINGTON, Del -Tesla Inc shareholders urged a judge on Tuesday to find Elon Musk coerced the company's board into a 2016 deal for SolarCity and asked that the chief executive be ordered to pay the electric vehicle company on...
By Giuseppe Fonte and Stephen Jewkes MILAN - Italy is working on a package of structural reforms to curb soaring energy bills as high natural gas prices look set to last longer than expected, Italy's energy transition minister said on Tuesday. Addressing lawmakers,...
- The World Health Organization's chief scientist said on Tuesday there was currently no evidence that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Speaking at a media briefing, Soumya Swaminathan said that though there seems to be some waning of vacci...
LONDON - Changes to the UK regulatory regime could allow a domestic commercial reinsurance market to flourish and enable corporates to set up in-house insurers, UK insurance lobby group member Sean McGovern said on Tuesday. Britain's upper chamber of parliament, the House of Lord...
GUATEMALA CITY - Taiwan has paid for a lobbying contract to promote Guatemala with U.S. officials, Guatemala's government said late on Monday, just as Beijing's efforts to strengthen its diplomatic foothold in Central America are advancing. "Guatemala thanks Taiwan for the suppor...